Saint Francis International School

April 3, 2018 | Italy, Rome, Rome education, Schools Rome

Saint Francis International School in Rome is a Fransiscan Catholic school teaching an American education to puplils from pre-K to Grade 8.


Saint Francis International School in Rome an independent, co-educational school serving the international school with religious-based American education. The school says it is a ‘Franciscan family that nurtures children to be instruments of God’s peace, scholars, and global citizens’.

The school is based on the American system of education and structured to meet the needs of international students. Children follow the American education system from Grades pre-K to grade 8. Saint Francis International School is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools’ AdvancED program and registered with the Maryland State Department of Education. Saint Francis International School specifically follows the curriculum standards and policies of the Archdiocese of Washington. Children are prepared for the Italian state exams (5th and 8th grade) by qualified, experienced teachers.

The school, situated in the north of Rome, is housed in a purpose-built facility and is fully equipped with a library, a cafeteria, a gymnasium, a computer room thirteen classrooms, a basketball / volleyball court and an extensive and green play area.


School fees range from $11,600 to $8,220. To see an overview of school fees see the school’s website here. The school also allows parents to apply for grants.


The school is open to children of all backgrounds, allowing a diversity of culture, language and religion. The school asks prospective families make a school visit. However, application forms can be filled out online here.


The school is located in the Municipio XV district of Rome, and is a 20-minute drive from the city centre.

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Contact Details:

Via delle Benedettine, 50/b, 00135 Roma / +39 06 3551 1023 / /

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